Bravera Challenge – One Woman One Month

Our new challenge with social fundraising platform Bravera is now live! Run, hike or walk and raise funds to support a new generation of female athletes in Nepal. Click now to sign up and take part!

January 2019 –First Exchange and Empower Opportunity Grant to Sirjana Rai

The first Exchange Empower Opportunity Grant was given to Sirjana Rai to contribute to her travel expenses to take part in the 26km Gurhka Trailblazer race in Hong Kong on January 12th 2019.

November 2018 – Oxfam Trailwalker and Hong Kong visit

After seven months of intensive training, the five athletes travelled to Hong Kong in November 2018  to compete in two long distance trail ultramarathons. 

Nepal Exchange Trip 12-17 February 2019

As part of the Exchange and Empower initiative, we are arranging this 6-day Nepal Exchange Trip in February 2019, to participate in the Bhojpur Trail Race organized by Mira Rai in her hometown.

Superb sponsorship news from SAP!

We have some fantastic news to share this week – SAP has agreed a sponsorship deal with Exchange and Empower! The generous contribution from SAP takes our committed funds to US$21,000,

May 2018 update

A lot has been happening this month and our athletes have been very busy learning, training, and racing. Earlier this month, Humi once again achieved an outstanding duathlon result

Keilem Ng in SCMP

Keilem Ng, founder of Hong Kong Trail Running Women, who is working with Mira Rai on Exchange and Empower, was recently interviewed about her work

Chhechi Sherpa Rai to represent Nepal in Trail World Championships 2018

Exchange and Empower athlete Chhechi Sherpa Rai has secured a spot in the Trail World Championships in Spain later this month after administrative hurdles.